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    2014 Volleyball Preview: Kaneland volleyball rolls on despite reset button

    Seniors Brittany Grider and Elle Dunn (right) work on a blocking drill at last Friday’s practice. Junior Makenzie McMullan (below) taps the ball over the net in other practice action Friday. Photos by Patti Wilk Violett returns...

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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    Editorial: A big thank you to the community

    Photo: Mike Schramer tried something new with his Bobcat this year. He helped build berms around each court to contain the water that Chief Kelly Callaghan (below, right) provided. Without the continued support of the community and...

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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    Kaneville Fest 2014 Schedule

    Thursday, Aug. 21 9 a.m. Community garage sales (until 4 p.m.) 5 p.m. Library book presale ($5 at door) Festival maps available at Hill’s Country Store (Purple Store) Friday, Aug. 22 9 a.m. Community garage sales (until...

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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    Buzz cuts for a cause

    Elburn resident, Dave’s Barbershop to hold fundraiser for childhood cancer research ELBURN—Nolan Allen recently shaved his head, and he’s hoping he’s just the first of many Elburn residents who will shave it all off at “Cuts for...

    • Posted August 15, 2014
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    Fund established for Kaneland grad’s cancer battle

    ELBURN—Longtime Elburn resident, 2000 Kaneland graduate, football player, husband, brain cancer patient. All of those things describe Mike Reynertson. All who know him know he’s a fighter. And after 12 long years, six surgeries, chemotherapy and radiation...

    • Posted August 15, 2014
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    Major renovation planned for Anderson Animal Shelter

    Photo: The current kennels for dogs are small, isolating and confining; new housing will include pens for small dogs and individual rooms for large dogs. Photo submited by Holly Alcala to SONeill@elburnherald.com Looking for 100 foster families...

    • Posted August 15, 2014
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    Close to the finish line

    Exclusive group of area drivers stake claim at Speedway SYCAMORE—Friday and Saturday nights during the summer months bring a lot of action to Sycamore Speedway. That atmosphere draws familiar and enthusiastic crowds, but only a handful of...

    • Posted August 15, 2014
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    Celebrate the 85th installment of Elburn Days

    Elburn Days website >> Elburn Days on Facebook >> Schedule of Events >> The 85th installment of the Elburn Days festival will take place this weekend, Aug. 15-17, at Elburn Lions Park, 500 Filmore Ave., Elburn. This...

    • Posted August 15, 2014
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    Kuipers enjoys a night under the stars

    Photo: Gabee Delficco (from left), Liv Delficco and Erik Rychlewski, all from DeKalb, search for the Perseid meteor shower Tuesday night. Photo by Lynn Logan MAPLE PARK—Kuipers Family Farm in Maple Park on Tuesday night hosted a...

    • Posted August 14, 2014
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    Malawski excels on international track

    Time in UK more precious than medals SUGAR GROVE—Team USA’s youngest athlete, Amanda Malawski, brought home two medals from the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation’s (IWAS) World Junior Games, held in England from Aug. 2-8. The...

    • Posted August 14, 2014
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    Diamond business

    Photo: Sarah Elliott, a sixth-grader at Kaneland Harter Middle School, makes the catch at first during Wasco Diamonds 12U tryouts Aug. 7. Photo by Patti Wilk Wasco softball outfit’s success tells story WASCO—Early August at the Anderson...

    • Posted August 14, 2014
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  • School Board approves Schuler resignation

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 4-2 to approve Superintendent Dr. Jeff Schuler’s resignation. Schuler last week accepted an offer to become superintendent for schools in the Wheaton Warrenville School District, where he will make a...

    • Posted August 9, 2014
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  • Village gives thumbs-up to ‘Shop Elburn First’

    ELBURN—The Elburn Economic Development Commission (EDC) received a big thumbs-up from the Elburn Village Board on Monday to move forward with the “Break the Habit, Shop Elburn First” campaign. The board also committed funding to help pay...

    • Posted August 8, 2014
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  • Sugar Grove considering Route 47 name change

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday discussed the process of changing the name of the stretch of Route 47 in Sugar Grove to “Sugar Grove Parkway.” The Economic Development Corporation (EDC) of Sugar Grove originally...

    • Posted August 8, 2014
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    Schuler to leave Kaneland

    Will become Wheaton-Warrenville superintendent KANELAND—Kaneland Superintendent Dr. Jeff Schuler last week agreed to become the new superintendent of schools for the Wheaton-Warrenville School District. Schuler, 42, a Plainfield resident, has worked in the Kaneland School District for...

    • Posted August 7, 2014
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    Upon further review: Experienced local IHSA officials take time to get it right

    KANELAND—It could be that the best officiating crew in any high school sport is the one you barely notice. That’s ironic, considering the countless officials that make up the Illinois High School Association landscape go through painstaking...

    • Posted August 7, 2014
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    D302: Superintendent Schuler leaves for D200

    The Kaneland School District announced the resignation of Superintendent Dr. Jeff Schuler effective Sept. 2, 2014. At a special meeting Monday, the Wheaton Warrenville Community Unit School District 200 voted in favor of hiring the Kaneland superintendent....

    • Posted August 1, 2014
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  • School Board approves 2014-15 tentative budget

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday agreed to the 2014-15 school year tentative budget. School Board trustee Tony Valente was the lone “no” vote. Kaneland School Board President Cheryl Krauspe was absent from the meeting. Dr. Julie-Ann...

    • Posted August 1, 2014
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    A look to the future

    In the final installment of its three-part series, the Elburn Herald takes a look at the projects set to define the future of Sugar Grove Big-dollar infrastructure projects are the basis of the future Village President Sean...

    • Posted August 1, 2014
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    Parson named Sugar Grove Citizen of the Year

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Fire Marshal Wayne Parson was honored and celebrated as the Sugar Grove 2014 Citizen of the Year during Corn Boil opening ceremonies on Friday. Sugar Grove Village President Sean Michels spoke about Parson’s reliability...

    • Posted August 1, 2014
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    Campaign encourages residents to ‘Shop Elburn First’

    ELBURN—The Elburn Economic Development Commission is working on a “Shop Elburn First” campaign to encourage residents to spend their money in town and “break the habit” of heading to Randall Road to shop. Commission members, made up...

    • Posted August 1, 2014
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  • Kaneland High School 2014-15 information

    KANELAND—The following information is in regard to Kaneland High School’s upcoming 2014-15 school year. School fees: School fees must be paid or postmarked by Wednesday, Aug. 20. Office hours on Aug. 20 are 8 a.m. to 3...

    • Posted August 1, 2014
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    Young entrepreneur Carlson takes on odd jobs

    ELBURN—Got a job that needs doing but you don’t have the time, the energy or the right tools? It’s a good bet that Cole’s Odd Jobs has all of the above to complete that job. Recent Kaneland...

    • Posted August 1, 2014
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  • New look for NIB-12

    Streamlined look triggers after year of preparation KANELAND—Beginning with the upcoming 2014-15 school year, Kaneland’s home of the Northern Illinois Big XII will have officially outlasted its previous stop of the Western Sun Conference. In year five,...

    • Posted July 31, 2014
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    Maple Park church welcomes Rev. Vasquez

    MAPLE PARK—St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Maple Park has a new spiritual leader in the Rev. Perfecto Vasquez. Vasquez took the helm on July 1, and was installed formally on Wednesday by Bishop David...

    • Posted July 31, 2014
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    Sugar Grove ‘on the cusp’ for growth

    In part two of its three-part series, the Elburn Herald takes a look at the current state of Sugar Grove, and the individuals set to lead the village into the future SUGAR GROVE—When Sugar Grove Village Board...

    • Posted July 26, 2014
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    Kaneland grad publishes first novel

    CRYSTAL LAKE, ILL.—Peter Gallanis, a 1980 Kaneland High School graduate, remembers the moment he knew he wanted to become a writer. It happened while he was sitting in then-KHS teacher Laurie Erdmann’s journalism class. Gallanis went on...

    • Posted July 26, 2014
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    Zero Edge, PetSmart donate tank to Delnor

    ELBURN—A 180-gallon aquarium from Zero Edge Aquariums in Elburn is now easing the anxieties of sick children at the Lurie Children’s Outpatient Center, part of Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva. “For pediatric patients, for the kids who come...

    • Posted July 25, 2014
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  • Electricity rates increase, but less than with Com Ed

    ELBURN—Elburn residents will see an increase in their electric bill in September, but those in the village’s aggregate program will still pay less than if their contract was with Commonwealth Edison. According to a press release from...

    • Posted July 25, 2014
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  • Village reaches agreement on Blackberry Creek sign

    ELBURN—With building in Blackberry Creek Subdivision gaining momentum, village trustees on Monday agreed to a sign outside the subdivision to market lots and homes to potential buyers. The agreement, reached by village trustees in response to a...

    • Posted July 25, 2014
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    Turning up the heat

    Hottest time of year the best time to teach v-ball fundamentals to area athletes MAPLE PARK—Nearly 100 athletes were able to enjoy snow cones from a machine in the Kaneland High School East Gym on Tuesday. That...

    • Posted July 24, 2014
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    Painting the town purple for epilepsy awareness

    Photo: Alexa Hill of Hill’s Country Store is hoping to raise funds for epilepsy awareness with a fundraiser for the Anita Kaufmann Foundation. Hill is selling purple lollipops for $1 each, as well as a gift basket...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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